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  • U.S. launches dozens of missiles at Syria in response to chemical weapons attack

    U.S. launches dozens of missiles at Syria in response to chemical weapons attack

    The Pentagon ordered dozens of cruise missiles launched against an airfield in central Syria late Thursday in retaliation for a gruesome poison gas attack this week that U.S. officials said was carried out by President Bashar Assad’s forces. President Trump authorized the attack, the most significant...

  • U.S. missile strike in Syria dashes hope of improving ties with Russia

    U.S. missile strike in Syria dashes hope of improving ties with Russia

    With President Trump’s decision to launch punishing missile strikes against Syrian leader Bashar Assad’s forces, the White House has angered Russia and probably dashed any hopes of improving ties with Moscow in the short term. Russia says it will suspend, starting Saturday, a communications hotline...

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